Roig A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2021) Integrating design tools for elastic timber gridshells. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2021), Santiago, Chile.

Roig A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2021) Integrating design tools for elastic timber gridshells. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2021), Santiago, Chile.

Abstract The design of gridshells always requires an iterative process between architecture and engineering with accurate adjustment of different parameters from early stages, which causes a great deal of effort. This paper presents five parametrized generative algorithms developed in Grasshopper®

Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Pereira F, Morais J. (2021) Direct evaluation of Mode I cohesive law of eucalyptus bonded joints. International Conference on Structural Integrity (ICSI), Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Pereira F, Morais J. (2021) Direct evaluation of Mode I cohesive law of eucalyptus bonded joints. International Conference on Structural Integrity (ICSI), Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

Abstract Eucalyptus globulus L. is a hardwood species with high mechanical properties and great potential for engineered timber products. In the development of glued laminated products using high density wood species such as eucalyptus, bonded joints (e.g. finger-joints) could be

Martínez-Criado C, Aira JR. (2021) CLT-concrete composite slab optimization. International Conference on Structural Integrity (ICSI), Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

Martínez-Criado C, Aira JR. (2021) CLT-concrete composite slab optimization. International Conference on Structural Integrity (ICSI), Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

Abstract The CLT-concrete slab solution contributes to notably improve several aspects where CLT shows some disadvantages related to its low stiffness or its low natural vibration frequency. This can affect the user’s comfort or even the structural integrity against resonance

Lara-Bocanegra A, Roig A, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2019) From eucalyptus to elastic gridshells. Form and Force. 60th Anniversary Symposium of the Association for shell and spatial structures (IASS), Barcelona, Spain.

Lara-Bocanegra A, Roig A, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2019) From eucalyptus to elastic gridshells. Form and Force. 60th Anniversary Symposium of the Association for shell and spatial structures (IASS), Barcelona, Spain.

Abstract Elastic timber gridshells are built by bending small cross-section, long and good quality timber laths on site to the desired shape. This procedure enables double curvature structures of great aesthetic appearance and high structural efficiency. Despite their interest, few

Lara-Bocanegra A, Reindl J-O, Dietsch P, Majano-Majano A. Arriaga F. (2019) Buckling of actively bent barrel-vaulted timber gridshells. Form and Force. 60th Anniversary Symposium of the Association for shell and spatial structures (IASS), Barcelona, Spain.

Lara-Bocanegra A, Reindl J-O, Dietsch P, Majano-Majano A. Arriaga F. (2019) Buckling of actively bent barrel-vaulted timber gridshells. Form and Force. 60th Anniversary Symposium of the Association for shell and spatial structures (IASS), Barcelona, Spain.

Abstract Timber elastic gridshells represent a promising solution for medium and long span lightweight roofs featuring free or modular geometries. This technique enables the construction of large simple or double curved shells by bending standard timber elements on site, incorporating

Xavier J, Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Guaita M. (2018) Identification of bending stiffness parameters of Eucalyptus globulus from the virtual fields method. 11º National Congress on Experimental Mechanics (CNME) & 1º Iberian Congress on Theoretical and Experimental Mechanics and Materials (TEMM), Porto, Portugal.

Xavier J, Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Guaita M. (2018) Identification of bending stiffness parameters of Eucalyptus globulus from the virtual fields method. 11º National Congress on Experimental Mechanics (CNME) & 1º Iberian Congress on Theoretical and Experimental Mechanics and Materials (TEMM), Porto, Portugal.

Abstract A research project (BIA2015-64491-P) has been carried out aiming to develop high performance structural applications on Eucalyptus globulus L., namely addressing drying processes and the development of laminated products [1]. In this work, it is proposed to address the

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Roig A, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2018) Innovative developments in the design and construction of a permanent elastic timber gridshell. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Roig A, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2018) Innovative developments in the design and construction of a permanent elastic timber gridshell. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Abstract This paper presents a new elastic timber gridshell that has been built to cover a wood store facility at the Timber Engineering Laboratory of the University of Santiago de Compostela. It is the first permanent elastic timber gridshell built

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Ortiz J, Guaita M. (2018) Full scale laboratory prototype of a long barrel-vaulted gridshell. Construction, testing and numerical model. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Ortiz J, Guaita M. (2018) Full scale laboratory prototype of a long barrel-vaulted gridshell. Construction, testing and numerical model. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Abstract This paper presents the construction process, full scale tests and numerical model of a long barrel-vaulted gridshell prototype made of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. The species potential for gridshell structures is analyzed. A novel erection method taking advantage of the

Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Morais J. (2018) Experimental research on hardwood connections loaded perpendicular to the grain. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Morais J. (2018) Experimental research on hardwood connections loaded perpendicular to the grain. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Abstract Knowing the splitting capacity of beams loaded perpendicular to the grain by dowel-type connections is of primordial importance in timber structures. The analytical equation in this regard included in the European Eurocode 5 only depends on geometrical parameters. In

Majano-Majano A, Gómez-Royuela JL, Lara-Bocanegra AJ. (2018) Elastic constants of thermally treated beech by ultrasound tests. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Majano-Majano A, Gómez-Royuela JL, Lara-Bocanegra AJ. (2018) Elastic constants of thermally treated beech by ultrasound tests. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Abstract Thermal modification of wood is an environmentally friendly alternative to other preservative treatments which provides improvement in durability and dimensional stability. Heat treatments have been mainly applied to softwoods for non-structural uses. Considering the current abundance of hardwoods such